Starting this July, children of Haryana police personnel would get the privilege of studying in a much sought-after school near the city.
The Haryana police department and The Shri Ram School Foundation have set up a senior secondary school on the premises of Centre for Police Training and Research at Bhondsi, 16 km from the city. The school will pursue the curriculam it follows in its NCR branches.
Manju Bharat Ram, chairperson of the foundation, along with RS Dalal, director general of Haryana police, announced the opening of The Shri Ram Police Public School, on the CPT&R Campus, on Wednesday.
The school, spread over nine acres of land, will follow teaching methodology as that of The Shri Ram Schools. A total of 50% seats from nursery to class 4 will be reserved for the children of police personnel.
Dalal said the kids of police personnel would be imparted quality education at subsidised fee. However, for general category students the fee structure would be normal.
He added the school is meant for the kids of officials of all ranks, starting from constable to that of DGP.
Dalal said, “As per the agreement with the foundation, we will offer the infrastructure, while the curriculum and the management control will be that of The Shri Ram School.” Emphasis would be laid on extra-curricular activities and physical education programme.
Dept to tie up with more pvt schools
With emphasis on quality education for the children of police personnel, the Haryana police are tying up with well-known educational institutions in the NCR.
The department has recently made an agreement with DAV School for setting up its branch in Panipat.
The state government has extended a grant of R5 crore to the police department for creating education infrastructure in towns like Faridabad, Palwal, Sonepat, Rohtak and Grugaon.
“We plan to float a society for promoting educational institutions for the children of police personnel. On March 31, we received a grant of R3 crore from the government. This is in addition to the R2 crore grant we received earlier,” said RS Dalal, DGP, Haryana.